Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Anna May Wong in The Toll of the Sea

The Toll of the Sea
Metro Pictures Corporation
Premiered November 26, 1922, New York City; wide release 1923

Director: Chester M. Franklin
Screenplay: Frances Marion (credited for story not for scenario)
Cinematography: J.A. Ball
Film Editing: Hal C. Kern (uncredited)
Cast: Anna May Wong (Lotus Flower), Kenneth Harlan (Allen Carver), Beatrice Bentley (Barbara 'Elsie' Carver), Baby Moran (Little Allen), Etta Lee (Second Gossip), Ming Young (First Gossip)

Watch the film at the Internet Archive; below are photographs, New York articles, advertisements and reviews, plus a few from Philadelphia




Daily Star
(Queens, New York)
November 21, 1922

Daily Star
(Queens, New York)
November 23, 1922

Evening Telegram
(New York, New York)
November 24, 1922

Evening Telegram
(New York, New York)
November 25, 1922

La Prensa
(New York, New York)
November 25, 1922

Evening Telegram
(New York, New York)
November 26, 1922

New York Tribune
November 26, 1922

Jewish Daily News
(New York, New York)
November 26, 1922

The New York Times
Review
November 27, 1922

Evening Telegram
(New York, New York)
November 27, 1922

Morning Telegram
(New York, New York)
November 27, 1922

(New York, New York)
Review
November 27, 1922

New York Tribune
November 27, 1922

New York Call
November 27, 1922

New York Call
November 27, 1922

Evening Telegram
(New York, New York)
November 28, 1922

Daily Star
(Queens, New York)
November 29, 1922

Daily Star
(Queens, New York)
December 1, 1922

New York Tribune
December 3, 1922

Buffalo Courier
(New York)
December 3, 1922

Morning Telegram
(New York, New York)
December 3, 1922

Niagara Falls Gazette
(New York)
December 5, 1922

Morning Telegram
(New York, New York)
December 10, 1922

Utica Observer Dispatch
(New York)
December 17, 1922

Daily Star
(Queens, New York)
January 6, 1923

Daily Star
(Queens, New York)
January 8, 1923

Daily Star
(Queens, New York)
January 9, 1923

Daily Star
(Queens, New York)
January 10, 1923

Daily Star
(Queens, New York)
January 10, 1923

Brooklyn Daily Eagle
(New York)
January 21, 1923

Buffalo Courier
(New York)
January 21, 1923

Buffalo Evening News
(New York)
January 23, 1923

Evening Telegraph
(New York, New York)
January 24, 1923

Brooklyn Daily Eagle
(New York)
January 28, 1923

Highland Democrat
(Peekskill, New York)
February 3, 1923

Highland Democrat
(Peekskill, New York)
February 3, 1923

Highland Democrat
(Peekskill, New York)
February 3, 1923

Binghamton Press
(New York)
February 14, 1923

Binghamton Press
(New York)
February 16, 1923

Binghamton Press
(New York)
February 17, 1923

Daily Argus
(Mount Vernon, New York)
February 21, 1923

Syracuse Journal
(New York)
February 22, 1923

Syracuse Journal
(New York)
February 24, 1923

News Dispatch
(Endicott, New York)
February 24, 1923

Philadelphia Inquirer
(Pennsylvania)
March 18, 1923

Philadelphia Inquirer
(Pennsylvania)
March 18, 1923

Philadelphia Inquirer
(Pennsylvania)
March 18, 1923

Yonkers Statesman
(New York)
March 21, 1923

Yonkers Statesman
(New York)
March 21, 1923

Yonkers Statesman
(New York)
March 22, 1923

Yonkers Statesman
(New York)
March 22, 1923

Philadelphia Inquirer
(Pennsylvania)
March 24, 1923

Niagara Falls Gazette
(New York)
April 2, 1923

Niagara Falls Gazette
(New York)
April 4, 1923

Niagara Falls Gazette
(New York)
April 6, 1923

Syracuse Journal
(New York)
May 19, 1923

Syracuse Journal
(New York)
May 21, 1923

Albany Evening Journal
(New York)
June 4, 1923

Albany Evening Journal
(New York)
June 5, 1923

The Wave
(Rockaway Beach, New York)
June 7, 1923

Daily Review
(Freeport, New York)
June 19, 1923

Niagara Falls Gazette
(New York)
June 23, 1923

The Wave
(Rockaway Beach, New York)
June 28, 1923

Niagara Falls Gazette
(New York)
July 6, 1923

The Long Islander
(Huntington, New York)
August 10, 1923

The Post
(Ellicottville, New York)
August 15, 1923

Troy Times
(New York)
September 22, 1923

Troy Times
(New York)
September 23, 1923

Independent Press
(Bloomfield, New Jersey)
October 5, 1923

Schenectady Gazette
(New York)
November 8, 1923

East Hampton Star
(New York)
November 9, 1923

Wyoming County Times
(Warsaw, New York)
November 15, 1923

Morning Telegraph
(New York)
November 23, 1923
excerpt from Louella Parsons article

Journal and Republican
(Lowville, New York)
November 29, 1923

Poughkeepsie Eagle News
(New York)
December 15, 1923

Saratoga Springs Saragotian
(New York)
December 22, 1923

Elmira Star Gazette
(New York)
February 6, 1924

Gazette and Farmers Journal
(Baldwinsville, New York)
June 12, 1924

Poughkeepsie Eagle News
(New York)
June 14, 1924

Poughkeepsie Eagle News
(New York)
June 17, 1924

Penn Yan Democrat
(New York)
August 8, 1924

Auburn Citizen
(New York)
February 4, 1925

Cortland Standard
(New York)
May 1, 1925

(Next post: Anna May Wong, Illustrated)